Fourth time was the charm for Nick Viall because now he's engaged! He handed out his final rose to winner Vanessa Grimaldi on the season finale of The Bachelor — and she said yes after he dropped down on one knee and presented her with a Neil Lane engagement ring! Keep reading to find out some fun facts about the soon-to-be Mrs. Viall.
Where is Vanessa from The Bachelor from?
She’s from Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
When is Vanessa's birthday?
She was born on Sept. 29, 1987, and her star sign is a Libra.
What does Vanessa do?
The 29-year-old was a special education teacher before going on The Bachelor, and she recently launched her own charity called No Better You, which benefits students with special needs.
“Very excited about my new project & happy to bring this beauty along with me! Julia is not only my student but a friend that has given me such a brighter outlook on life. Julia, thank you for being you!” she wrote in the announcement of her new charity on Instagram.
The brunette beauty has an acting career.
Before she started her career in education, she also enjoyed a stint as an actress. She’s got a few credits listed on her IMDB, which includes roles in episodes of TV series Blue Mountain State, Ascension, and Being Human. She also co-hosted the GameLoft podcasts, as seen in the clip below.
Vanessa speaks English, French, and Italian, according to her ABC bio.
She has compared herself with onions.
Vanessa said if she could be any fruit or vegetable, she’d be an onion because, “they’re a staple item and can be found all year round.”
She loves to eat.
Her Instagram bio says that leftover food makes her happy and she can be seen chowing down on burgers, cantaloupe, panettone, and pizza.
But she’s also a fitness fanatic.
Vanessa keeps her carb-heavy diet in check with regular workouts. Judging from her Instagram page, she likes to mix up her exercise routine with yoga, CrossFit, bike riding, and hiking.
Other fun facts.
She’s afraid of sharks and bees, she’s most afraid of “hurting people’s feelings,” and her family’s opinion is very important to her.
“I respect my family's opinions as they usually are right in the end,” she said.